The Rigworld Training Centre in Takoradi, the main city in Ghana’s oil rich western region, is a significant contribution to the country’s oil and gas industry, in the words of its promoters.
Inaugurated on November 15, 2017, the centre, valued at $8.5Million, “is equipped with advanced simulators, helipad, water survival training pool, medical center, prime onsite accommodation, restaurant and fitness centre”, says Elizabeth Hayes, a spokesperson for the facility.
“Top international training experts with operational excellence have been selected by the centre to lead the training programmes that will be offered”, Ms. Hayes recommends.
She lists some of the programmes as follows:
• Survival Training (Offshore)
• Rope Access Training
• Well Control/Intervention Training
• Drilling Well Control Programme
• Lifting Competence Training
• Banksman and Slinging
• Rigging and Lifting
• Crane Operator Training
• NDT Training
• HSE Training
• IOSH Managing Safely
• IOSH Working Safely
• *Nebosh IGC
• *Nebosh Oil and Gas Technical Certificate
• Manual Handling
• Work At Height
• Rescue At Height
• Confined Space Entry and Rescue
• Safety Consultancy
• BFPA Hose Assembly Training